Compression clothing has become more popular for athletes of all types. Designed to promote increased blood flow to your legs, calves and thighs, men's compression pants can help keep your muscles loose and warm during your game, and the extra oxygen can help minimize soreness and recovery time afterwards. Most men's compression tights are made of a sweat-wicking material that moves moisture away from your skin, so you feel cool and comfortable, even in the middle of your fitness regimen.
With an ultra-snug fit, compression pants for men are a natural choice for a base layer. They can be worn under loose shorts or sweat pants to keep you warm during cooler weather. If the temperature drops even further, men's compression tights that are designed for cold weather are a bit thicker than other tights to help you retain more body heat. If you're running, men's compression pants with a 3/4-cut design can provide the coverage you need for your upper legs while minimizing the uncomfortable binding near your calves and ankles that longer pants sometimes have. Most compression pants for men have an elastic waistband that provides a comfortable fit without restricting your movement, and if you want a more secure feeling, look for a pair with an adjustable drawstring for a personalized fit.